Cities of Toronto, Mississauga among MISA Ontario’s 2018 award winners

HAMILTON, ONT. - The Cities of Toronto, Mississauga, and Cambridge, along with the Town of Innisfil, were among the big winners at the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Ontario chapter's annual conference Monday

Published on: June 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

An expert’s survey of the Smart Cities Challenge

By Roy Wiseman On April 24, 2018, the window closed for submitting applications for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. By that date, 132 proposals had been submitted from 199 communities across Canada, with

Published on: May 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

MISA Prairies uses 2018 conference to rebrand itself – literally

RED DEER, Alta. - The Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Prairies chapter has come a long way from its humble beginnings, and its latest conference reflected that in more ways than one. The

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Lethbridge prepared its Smart Cities Challenge application

RED DEER, Alta. - Public feedback played a central role in Lethbridge’s application for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge, the city’s IT general manager explained during a recent presentation. During the 2018 Municipal

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

MISA Prairies honours former president Chris Fisher with lifetime membership

RED DEER, Alta. - Despite his protests, former City of Regina IT director and past Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Prairies president Chris Fisher's greatness has officially been recognized by the organization he

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How social media helped save Fort McMurray residents from the 2016 wildfire

RED DEER, Alta. - As a public services veteran, Darby Allen admits he was never a fan of social media and the arguments he occasionally read on it. But when Fort McMurray's former

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Become an expert in smart cities with the March 2018 issue of Municipal Interface

The first Municipal Interface of 2018 is here, and it's our best yet. Released Thursday, the March issue of the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada's official magazine is full of advice, case

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Pick up some cyber security tips from the December 2017 issue of Municipal Interface

ITBusiness.ca readers - even those not directly involved in their company's tech department - will want to hear the advice contributor Howard Solomon solicited from the cyber security experts who spoke at MISA

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Lethbridge’s former IT manager won MISA/ASIM Canada’s Peter Bennett Award

For Sabina Coyle, it’s all about collaboration. During September’s Municipal CIO Summit in Montreal, Coyle received the prestigious Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada Peter Bennett award for her work as the former

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

ITWC president Fawn Annan wins MISA/ASIM Canada’s Dennis Steen Award

ITBusiness.ca is proud to announce that parent company ITWC's president and CMO, Fawn Annan, is this year's recipient of the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada's Dennis Steen Award. Named for a longtime

Published on: September 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New from ITWC: the September 2017 issue of Municipal Interface

ITBusiness.ca parent company ITWC is proud to reveal its newest publication: Municipal Interface, the official magazine of MISA (Municipal Information Systems Association)/ASIM Canada. Though aimed at the many IT workers who toil behind

Published on: September 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How the Town of Innisfil delivered MOAR data-gathering power to its employees

On June 6, the Municipal Information Systems Association of Ontario (MISA) announced the 2017 winners of its Excellence in Municipal Systems award. Among the winners was the Town of Innisfil, which was honoured

Published on: June 19th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

New MISA Ontario president wants to help lead municipalities on the road to digital transformation

WINDSOR, ON. - Connie McCutcheon is a firm believer in the value of collaboration. It's the first subject the newly-appointed Municipal Information Systems Association of Ontario (MISA) president brings up when asked what

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Avaya ready to help municipalities with all of their unified communication needs

WINDSOR, ON. - It's best known for providing unified communications (UC) services to enterprises, but Avaya Inc. wants Canadian municipalities to know it has plenty to offer local governments too. In fact, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood